Pseudemys hibbardi (Preston, 1979:34)

Hibbard's cooter



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Chrysemys (Pseudemys) hibbardi Preston, 1979:34


Conservation Status


Last record: Late Pleistocene



Kansas & Oklahoma, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Preston, R. E. (1979). Late Pleistocene cold-blooded vertebrate faunas from the mid-Continental United States. I. Reptilia, Testudines, Crocodilia. University of Michigan Museum of Paleontology, Papers on Paleontology, No. 19, 53 pp.


Other references:

Holman, J. A. (1991). North American Pleistocene herpetofaunal stability and its impact on the interpretation of modern herpetofaunas: an overview. In: Purdue, J.R., Klippel, W.E., and Styles, B.W. (Eds.). Beamers, Bobwhites, and Blue-points: Tributes to the Career of Paul W. Parmalee. Illinois State Museum of Science Papers No. 23, pp. 227-235.

Holman, J. A. (1995). Pleistocene Amphibians and Reptiles in North America. New York: Oxford University Press, Oxford Monographs on Geology and Geophysics, No. 32, 243 pp.

Turtle Extinctions Working Group et al. (2015). Turtles and Tortoises of the World During the Rise and Global Spread of Humanity: First Checklist and Review of Extinct Pleistocene and Holocene Chelonians. Chelonian Research Monographs No. 5: 1-66.


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